Patient stories

Connection makes your health grow stronger

Connection makes your health grow stronger

  COVID-19 has not only fiercely attacked the at-risk elders in our community physically — eight out of 10 COVID-19 deaths reported in the U.S. have been adults 65 years or older — but also takes a toll on their emotional and psychological bodies as well. Many...

A heart full of gratitude

A heart full of gratitude

  Little did Tara “Lynn” Trickle know how much her life would change after she received a phone call in late August from a member of the Housecall Providers Advanced Illness Care (AIC) team. At the time, she was awaiting more test results after an initial cancer...

Wish comes true for young hospice patient

Wish comes true for young hospice patient

“Sometimes people come into our lives for a short time but make a lasting impact,” says Housecall Providers Hospice Nurse Nancy Jean Sill. “Jason was that person for many of us.” For hospice team members who traditionally care for individuals at the latter stage of...

A heart full of gratitude

A heart full of gratitude

  Like many of our family members who care for loved ones who are chronically ill, Alinda Lord had arrived at the realization that taking her mother, Virginia Flovette, to her primary care medical appointments was getting to be too difficult. “I was doing...